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NEW and Updated Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Certification 


  • 27 hours
  • 2.0 NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) Category C CEUs
  • PT/OT CEUs applied for in all 50 states.
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  • Immediate Access
  • Lifetime access


  • Personal trainers, PT, OT/COTA, and other health practitioners
  • No pre-requisites
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"I had been following Brianna, pregnant.postpartum.athlete and other IG accounts for months throughout my pregnancy. When my son was born in January 2021, I was inspired to learn more to not only fuel my workouts properly (my motivation lacks because of frequent fears of 'doing it wrong') but to also incorporate this training into my profession as a physical therapist. I am so excited to say I have earned my certification and to know I am joining an amazing team of professionals.
Thank you so much for this opportunity to become a stronger, more well-rounded clinician! I look forward to continued access to available resources!"
Kate Neiswinter, PT, DPT
Learn the connections between voice and pelvic floor function. 

What to Expect:

Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism is an introductory - intermediate online certification course that equips personal trainers, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and other health practitioners to support pregnant and postpartum athletes. This certification helps coaches, medical practitioners, and physical & occupational therapists bridge the gap between rehab to athletic performance while taking core and pelvic health symptoms and athlete behavior and mindset into consideration. The course consists of 10 modules of content that educates students on how to understand the motivations of their clients, recognizing the client’s mental and physical needs before, during, and after pregnancy, as well as how to adjust treatment options to accommodate the changing needs of the athlete and allow them to participate in their social and leisure activities for their optimal quality of life and health.

This course teaches how to assess the patient/client, prioritizing a biosocial model of treatment. Students will learn how to use exercise progression and prescription of exercise according to their patient/client’s symptoms and needs during pregnancy and postpartum. 

Additional material is also provided to support student learning (movement glossaries and demonstrations, interviews from experts in various health fields, and instructional guides on how to recognize common concerns from pregnant and postpartum athletes).
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What people are saying about this course:

I’ve been focused on pre/postpartum for 14 years and this was the best course I’ve taken on it by far! 
Solid gold for anyone who cares about women's LONGTERM health and performance.
Quality coaching and information based on science and experience. One of the best things I did to invest in myself this year was to take the coaches course, “Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism”. I highly recommend it for anyone who trains moms (of all ages).
Apply anatomy and neurophysiology to treat difficult cases. 

With This Certification You'll Be Able To:

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 
  • Coach athletes through each trimester of pregnancy and stage of postpartum recovery.
  • Understand core + pelvic health symptoms and know what fitness adjustments to make.
  • Confidently communicate with clients as a coach who sees the big picture.
  • Build and create in-person and online offerings that attract clients and generate income.
  • Effectively write exercise programs for clients that are pregnant, postpartum, or symptomatic.


More reviews!

I took Brianna Battles’ “Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism” coaching course and was absolutely blown away. By far the best course I’ve ever taken. I’m beyond proud and grateful to be part of this family. 
Thanks Brianna for organizing and delivering such an amazing course!! I want to watch some of the videos again for I had a lot of “AH-HA” moments from my own personal journey as I was going through the material.
Thank you for all of the knowledge, insight, and inspiration from P&PA! I was passionate about postpartum health/fitness prior to taking the course - but after finishing it, I’m even more fired up to serve as an advocate, educator, and trainer for women!
Meet the instructor

Brianna Battles

Brianna Battles is the Founder of Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism and CEO of Everyday Battles LLC. She specializes in coaching pregnant and postpartum athletes, as well as educating coaching professionals on how to help athletes navigate the physical and mental considerations of training during these chapters in a woman’s life. She is a relentless advocate and relatable resource for women who want training during pregnancy and make a sustainable return to performance, lifestyle, function, career, and activity postpartum (and postpartum is forever)! This effort is what led to her creating a curriculum for her colleagues coaches and practitioners- who also want to support athletes through this process. 

Brianna has well established, successful online education, programs, and resources for both fitness professionals, practitioners, and athletes. She has built an international team of P&PA Coaches who are equipped to work with pregnant and postpartum athletes in their communities and online. Brianna has a local strength and conditioning program, but has shifted her focus to online education and regional seminars in an effort to reach a broader audience. 

She has experience coaching a variety of athletes, ranging from professional and collegiate athletes to the recreational exerciser. This is how she cultivated a top-down approach to her coaching culture. She has helped many athletes manage core, pelvic health, orthopedic and other physical challenges while still encouraging their athletic goals and pursuits. 

Brianna has her Master’s Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration and her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. She is an active member of the NSCA where she is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and a USAW Sports Performance Coach. She has completed multiple continuing education courses and mentorships in the women’s health and strength and conditioning realm.
Patrick Jones - Course author

The Key Difference Between This Certification And Others?

It Connects The Dots Between Pelvic Health And Athletic Performance During Pregnancy And Postpartum.

This is THE Gold Standard, Evidence-Based Certification for Coaches + Practitioners Who Work With Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes


What is the Cancelation & Refund Policy?
Individual GPHAM webinars are non-refundable. 
For other courses, the option for a full refund is available within 48 hours of purchase, however it is non-refundable upon either of these conditions:
  • You have viewed more than 50% of the course material
  • You have already claimed your CE certificate
If you need additional assistance with a refund or course concern, please email courses@pelvicguru.com.
Will there be any part of this live course where I could be recorded?
Live participation parts of courses may be recorded live and screenshots maybe be taken by the instructor or the host. If your camera is on, your microphone is on, or you type comments in the comment section, your participation will be part of that recording. If you do not wish to be part of this recording, you will be responsible for keeping your video and audio recording OFF during any live recorded sessions. 
How can I use the handouts, videos, and course supplemental material?
You will be provided with online content and recordings of the course as well as slides and material related to the course. This material is for your personal use only.  Please do not use clips of video, screen captures, screenshots, or copying in any way, that you might be presenting it as your own (whether or not it is for financial gain). Sharing a screenshot to social media that is credited to the instructor and/or Pelvic Guru, LLC is acceptable. If you would like to use any of this content for an independent project, you need to discuss this directly with Pelvic Guru and the instructor of the course. 
Will I have to exercise or have a space to move for this course? 
Some of the Pelvic Guru Academy courses have sections in them in which you will have the option of doing movement at various levels. Understand that all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction and use of all facilities and equipment shall be done at you own risk, and please be physically and medically able to undertake any and all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction provided in the course. 

What if I have specific questions while going through the course?
Then you're in the right place because asking questions is part of the learning process!  If you have questions while going through the course materials, or even 1-2 years later, you can post in our Facebook Group. Bri responds to all questions and you have 1,400+ coaches from 21 different countries who love to join in on the discussion. 

How is the Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Certification different from other pre/postnatal fitness certifications?
This course is the only evidence based course that connects the dots between core and pelvic floor health and athletic performance during pregnancy and postpartum. You will learn more than just theory, you will know how to apply what you've learned to the person in front of you.

How long will it take to complete the course?
This is a self paced course that is on-demand. If you chip away at it daily you can finish in 60 days or less. If you need longer that is absolutely fine. (We occassionally coordinate study groups to help with accountability, too!) You have lifetime access and will receive any updates that are made to the course as well.